Muslim Puts ‘Free Speech’ to the Test; Jokes About Holocaust, 9/11

Muslim Puts Free Speech to the Test; Jokes About Holocaust, 9/11 150115muslim

A Muslim in Canada decided to put ‘free speech’ to the test in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shootings by joking about 9/11 and the Holocaust on Twitter. He is now the subject of a police investigation.

Hot dog seller Jerry Reddick took to the social media network yesterday to experiment with how far he could take freedom of expression, writing, “Let’s test just how free freedom of speech is when it’s not Muslims being disrespected.”

What followed was a series of tweets which were undoubtedly offensive but for many wouldn’t be construed as any more odious than material published by Charlie Hebdo.  more  at http://www.prisonplanet.com

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“This is the Creation of Allah. Now show me that which those (ye worship) beside Him have created. Nay, but the wrong-doers are in error manifest!” Quran 31:11

UN slams Israel’s demolition of Palestinian homes

The United Nations has slammed Israel’s destruction of Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem as illegal and unfair, after a series of demolitions this week left dozens of Palestinians—mostly children—homeless.
“In the past three days, 77 Palestinians, over half of them children, have been made homeless,” the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement issued late Friday. “Some of the demolished structures were provided by the international community to support vulnerable families.”

On Muslims, No One at State of the Union Can Bring Themselves to Cheer

But last night, there was one moment in which the audience met a sentence obviously intended to be an applause line with profound silence instead.

On Muslims, No One at State of the Union Can Bring Themselves to Cheer
The State of the Union address can often feel like a cheer-fest. But last night, there was one moment in which the audience met a sentence obviously intended to be…more:

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ISNA Responds to the 2015 State of the Union Address

……What we find alarming however, was the reaction of audience seated in the House of Representatives chamber after the president remarked, ‘It’s why we continue to reject offensive stereotypes of Muslims – the vast majority of whom share our commitment to peace.’  The audience, which was made up of senators, congressmen, members of the supreme court and other senior officials of government of both political parties, reacted in silence.

What we find alarming however, was the reaction of audience seated in the House of Representatives chamber after the president remarked, ‘It’s why we continue to reject offensive stereotypes of Muslims – the vast majority of whom share our commitment to peace.’  The audience, which was made up of senators, congressmen, members of the supreme court and other senior officials of government of both political parties, reacted in silence. ….more:www.isna.net

Clifford Chance video: Trainee at top UK law firm uploads 21-minute online rant blaming Charlie Hebdo shootings on non-Muslims

A trainee lawyer at one of Britain’s top law firms has been forced to apologise after posting a video online in which he blamed the Paris shootings on non-Muslims who “killed our people and raped and pillaged our resources”.
Aysh Chaudhry, a 22-year-old whose job at magic circle firm Clifford Chance makes him one of the best-paid graduate employees in the country, accused moderate Muslims of “succumbing to the corrupt values that the More at:.independent